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Avoid These Common Mistakes Regarding Interior Design

Columbia Paint Interior Design Mistakes

Be aware of these common mistakes.

Interior design is a challenging aspect of making your home look beautiful. So tricky that there is a myriad of experts when it comes to interior design. Paint colors, window treatments, and room layouts are a few ways to enhance your design. However, there are some common issues that you should avoid. Here are some common interior design mistakes you should be aware of.

Your Scaling Is Off

A sense of scale is essential. Unfortunately, things can go wrong. Incorrect scale measurements can transform your home into an awkward and unappealing space. When selecting different pieces of furniture, make wise decisions to avoid scaling issues. When something is too big or too small, it can be unsettling and ruin the aesthetic you want to present.

Your Color Scheme Is Unbalanced

Combining and matching elements within your design can produce surprisingly cohesive results. However, if you lean too far in one of these directions, everything can go wrong. There is no unity when every couch and chair looks the same. Instead, it suggests that your taste in furniture is monotonous. This is something that you should avoid at all costs.

Your Design Lacks Contrast

Experts advise that you should aim for complementary elements. This is another approach that can energize the room and restore balance. Too much going on isn’t the best way to apply the best interior design principles. Choose one fundamental element that will help you to harmonize your surroundings. Examine your scheme’s features, colors, textures, and styles.

Your Interior Design Is Cluttered

Congested and cramped spaces directly result from a lack of storage space. Overcrowded rooms are unsightly, without a doubt. Allow for plenty of floor space to facilitate movement for yourself and others. Don’t cram something to look at on every available surface, as it can be visually overwhelming.


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